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Moving beyond 'harden up princess'

THREE out of four women working fly-in, fly-out in mining have experienced sexual harassment or assault; men in mining are six times more likely to die by their own hand than from an accident at work; and more than half the LGBTIQ+ workers in the industry have reported higher rates of bullying.

 Parker, Ruri and Chung

Parker, Ruri and Chung

Those alarming statistics are underpinned by mining's deep-seated, blokey, "harden up princess" culture, which is hurting the industry and encouraging and excusing sexual harassment and assaults, according...

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